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Creative approaches to problem solving : a framework for innovation and change

Author: Scott G Isaksen; K Brian Stead-Dorval; Donald J Treffinger
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This text is the most comprehensive and contemporary overview and description of Creative Problem Solving (CPS) available today. Accessible and highly practical for a broad base of researchers and practitioners, the book provides a framework, a language, guidelines, and a set of easy-to-use tools for understand challenges, generating ideas, and transforming promising ideas into action. A companion website with  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott G Isaksen; K Brian Stead-Dorval; Donald J Treffinger
ISBN: 9781412977739 1412977738
OCLC Number: 351322188
Description: xxv, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Creative approaches to problem solving --
Creative problem solving --
Understanding the challenge --
Generating ideas --
Preparing for action --
Planning your approach to CPS --
People as creative problem solvers --
The context for CPS --
The role of content --
CPS as a change method --
Designing your way through CPS --
Applying CPS.
Responsibility: Scott G. Isaksen, K. Brian Dorval, Donald J. Treffinger.

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"The authors have assembled a complete illustration of the CPS construct." -- Paul B. Carr

 
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